wedding march


Definition of wedding march

: a march of slow tempo and stately character that is composed or played to accompany the bridal procession

Examples of wedding march in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your paper lists Wagner’s wedding march, but also Buddy Holly, Judas Priest, and Nickelback. Elizabeth Cooney, STAT, 20 Sep. 2021 The familiar strains of a baroque wedding march fill the hallways, stopping the health care software company’s 10,700 employees in their tracks. Katie Jennings, Forbes, 8 Apr. 2021 Cue the wedding march, Alex Drummond and her fiancé Mauricio Scott have set the date and picked a wedding venue. Rebecca Angel Baer, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of wedding march

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wedding march was in 1850

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“Wedding march.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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